SENIOR BUYER

JOB FUNCTION: Finance & Accounting
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
LOCATION: Elmwood Park, NJ

COMPENSATION: $70k
MINIMUM EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree
POSTED: Jan 3, 2018

Our client, a growing food manufacturer/consumer packaged goods company based in Elmwood Park, is seeking an experienced Senior Buyer to join their team.

Salary/Hourly Rate: $70,000

Position Overview: The ideal Senior Buyer will come out of a food based company with at least 3 years of Buying/Purchasing/Inventory Management experience. 

Responsibilities of the Senior Buyer: 

  • Maintain stock levels based on previous information, market trends, and knowledge of future sales
  • Calculate and maintain product cost according to all vendor costs, currency, and incurred expenses
  • Place and process PO’s for all finished products, individual components, and special orders
  • Continue interactions with vendors to maintain positive relationships
  • Forecast and plan to maintain inventory levels that will continue to drive business and meet sales objectives
  • Review inventory control levels for accuracy to ensure all customer/vendor needs are met
  • Coordinate all importing/exporting shipments to arrive in a timely and cost-efficient manner
  • Manage all importing/exporting paperwork from time ordered to arrival at warehouse

Qualifications for the Senior Buyer: 

  • 3+ years experience as a Buyer in the food/CPG industry
  • Highly proficient in MS Office Suite, specifically Excel
  • Excellent communication and team skills needed

Education Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
POSITION ID: 55699

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